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MI-BEST student ready to pursue a career in welding

Posted:Thursday, October 06, 2016
Categories: Welding; Workforce; ABE-GED; Career-Technical; Students, general
In June, 19-year-old Megan Traweek arrived at EMCC with no high school diploma. But she enrolled in the MI-BEST program, and worked on her GED and Manufacturing Skills Certification at the same time. Now she's begun a series of four Workforce welding modules and plans to earn an associate's degree in welding at EMCC. Megan Traweek has a plan.

Partnership: EMCC and MUW sign new articulation agreement

Posted:Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Categories: Workforce; Community; Automation; Automotive; Career-Technical; Electrical; Electro-mech; Electronics; Machining; Students, general; Welding
An articulation agreement signed May 25 by East Mississippi Community College and Mississippi University for Women will enable EMCC students who have earned Associate of Applied Science degrees in industry and manufacturing areas to transfer seamlessly to MUW. The formal ceremony was held at EMCC’s Center for Manufacturing Technology Excellence.

EMCC to send nine students to national SkillsUSA competition

Posted:Thursday, April 16, 2015
Categories: Workforce; Career-Technical; Students, general; Automotive; Electrical; Electronics; Hotel-Restaurant; Computers; Welding; Machining; Lion Hills
Nine EMCC students will trek to Louisville, Ky., in June for the chance to become SkillsUSA national champions. In total, 18 Golden Triangle students from six programs placed in the Mississippi SkillsUSA in Jackson -- with nine claiming First Place. A reception was held April 9 to congratulate the competitors and wish them luck at nationals.

EMCC Symphonic Winds to present spring concerts

Posted:Friday, March 20, 2015
Categories: Academic; Band; Community; Welding; Recruiting
The EMCC Symphonic Winds will present two spring band concerts, one at each end of the college’s six-county district. The first will be March 26 at Highland Baptist Church in Meridian. The second will be March 31 at EMCC's Golden Triangle campus. There is no admission charge and the public is invited to attend.

What employers want: Pathways, programs in West Point

Posted:Friday, June 13, 2014
Categories: Community; Workforce; Automation; Automotive; Drafting; Electrical; Electronics; Welding; Recruiting; Machining
EMCC’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering team was in West Point June 12 to talk about helping people learn the skills employers want. “We’ve got a lot going on, both in Clay County and at EMCC with the consolidation of Workforce, credit courses and Adult Basic Education under the umbrella of the Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Division,” said Mitzi Thompson, director of EMCC’s West Point Center.

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